- Join a scientist from the Grand Canyon Association Field Institute for an interpretive walk along the South Rim
- Visit the renowned Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff for a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility’s high-powered telescopes.
- Walk the floor of stunning Antelope Canyon with a Navajo guide.
- Go behind the scenes at the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, and hear about National Geographic-sponsored research.
The United States is blessed with an abundance of national parks and with this 15-day trip you can explore some of the West's best. Begin in Zion National Park where wildlife and massive sandstone walls await. Hike through Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Death Valley, and Yosemite National Parks. From canyons to the towering trees of Sequoia National Park, you'll get your fill of natural wonders with a little bit of city and conservatories thrown in for a mix of modernity and galactic awe.
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